The Office of Personnel Management is currently drafting regulations needed to implement the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act. Members of the public will have a chance to comment on those regulations, due sometime in late spring.
With little time to spare before the deadline, President Donald Trump signed two shutdown-averting spending bills into law and a 3.1% federal pay raise. He also signed the annual defense authorization bill, which includes a new paid parental leave program for most federal employees.
The House has sent “minibus” spending bills, which include a 3.1% federal pay raise, to the Senate for its consideration. Congress must pass and the president must sign both bills into law by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown this year.
If there’s a government shutdown next year, in late 2020, will air traffic controllers on paid parental leave actually get paid?
Federal employees will have up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster of a new child starting in October 2020, if Congress passes and the president signs the annual defense policy bill into law.
Amid pressure from lawmakers and a bad-faith ruling from the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the American Federation of Government Employees and Environmental Protection Agency have agreed to return to the bargaining table.
Six years after the 2013 government shutdown, attorneys have determined exactly how many federal employees are eligible for liquidated damages based on a class-action lawsuit, but it’s still unclear how much they’re owed.
The debate over the Thrift Savings Plan and its international fund isn’t over, as two senators have urged President Donald Trump to replace members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and employee organizations have urged Congress to reconsider their criticisms of the I fund expansion.
Agencies and federal employee unions at last have more guidance on how to implement the all provisions of the president’s workforce executive orders.
If there is an electrified third-rail within the nation’s largest employer, Uncle Sam Inc., it is teleworking.
With the president’s three workforce executive orders now officially in play, federal employee unions say their implementation has varied widely across government, and Congress has taken notice.
FAA “culture of noncompliance” puzzles the Office of Special Counsel.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s concerned by recent allegations of sexual harassment against American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox.
The federal government’s half-million telecommuters are watching, many in horror, what is happening at the Social Security Administration where 11,000 teleworkers have been ordered back to the office.